Supreme Court

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Plea Seeking Directions To Ensure Protection Of Doctors Against Attacks File In Supreme Court

Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking directions to authorities to ensure adequate protection is given to the doctors, will be heard on September 5. This has come after witnessing an increase in number of assaults on doctors. The plea also seeks directions to the centre and states to maintain a “distress fund”, which could be used to grant relief funds to the kin, in case a healthcare worker dies.

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 07:49 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, PIL, Attack On Doctors, Distress Fund, Legal

Dolo-650

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Dolo-650 Makers Denies Report Of Rs 1000 Cr Freebies To Doctors

Dolo-650's Executive Vice President Marketing and Communication Jayaraj Govindaraju said the allegations regarding freebies to doctors, for prescribing the medicine were "absolutely baseless and 100 per cent wrong". On August 19, Govindaraju said, the company's tunover during pandemic was Rs 350 crore, and paying Rs 1,000 crores is impossible. Notably, a PIL was filed with the Supreme Court, against the company, following which SC asked the… read-more

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 08:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Dolo-650, Makers, Freebies, PIL, Supreme Court

Delhi High Court

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PIL Filed In Delhi HC Seeking Ban On Kites

In the Delhi High Court, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved, seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government for a ban on flying, making, sale-purchase, storage and transportation of kites. The PIL mentioned that many persons and birds were killed and injured due to accidents caused by kite strings and such accidents were occurring regularly, raising life and safety of human beings and birds.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 09:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kites, Delhi High Court, Ban On Kites, Human Interest, PIL

SpiceJet Flight

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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Seeking To Stop Operations Of SpiceJet Flights Citing Safety Concerns

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Delhi HC seeking to stop the operation of SpiceJet flights on the country, citing safety concerns over certain recent incidents. Hearing the plea, the court dismissed the petition on the grounds that "the court cannot stop a particular airline from operating based on averments in a PIL and press clippings". The court then stated that DGCA is looking into recent occurrences.

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PIL, SpiceJet, Delhi HC, Safety Concerns, DGCA

Uddhav Thackeray- Eknath Shinde

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SC Begins Hearing For Shinde And Shiv Sena MLAs Disqualification

The Supreme Court, started the hearing of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL), filed against the disqualification of Shiv Sena's rebel MLAs, including minister Eknath Shinde. The Apex Court bench comprising Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala are reviewing the petition against Assembly Speaker Narhari Zirwal, for issuing disqualification of the MLAs. Meanwhile, seven citizens of Maharashtra filed the PIL to the Bombay HC, seeking Shinde's return to… read-more

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 11:35 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Eknath Shinde, MLAs, Disqualification, Supreme Court, PIL

Madras Crocodile Park

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PIL Seeking Stoppage Of Transfer Of 1K Crocs From Madras Crocodile Park Filed In Madras HC

A PIL has been filed in the Madras HC seeking to stop the transfer of 1,000 crocodiles from Madras Crocodile Park to Greens Zoological, Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Gujarat. The petitioner A Viswanathan, stated that the said facility in Gujarat has a 7,300 square meter area, which can only accomodate 56 crocodiles. He further sought the court to order a CBI probe into the irregularities in granting such permissions.

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PIL, Madras HC, Crocodile Park, Gujarat, zoo

Courtesy: The Times Of India

St. Stephen's College, Delhi

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Delhi HC Issues Notice To St Stephen's College Over Unreserved Category Admissions

Despite Delhi University's caution, the Delhi High Court issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) contesting St Stephen's College's proposal to hold an interview round for admittance to the unreserved section for the academic year 2022-23. A law student, Konika Poddar, filed the petition. The court has given the University Grant Commission, St. Stephen's College, and Delhi University (DU) four weeks to file their responses. 

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 05:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi High Court, College, Delhi university, St. Stephen's College, PIL

Courtesy: ANI

Jayeshbhai Jordaar Poster

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PIL Filed Against Sexual Scene In Trailer Of Jayeshbhai Jordaar

An NGO, "Youth Against Crime" filed a PIL in the Delhi High Court (HC) challenging the Ranveer Singh-starrer film 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' over a scene in the upcoming movie's trailer.  Notably, the trailer of the film has ultrasound technology for prenatal sex determination and is objectionable.  Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla will review the matter. Meanwhile, produced by Maneesh Sharma, the film also has… read-more

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 04:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Ranveer Singh, trailer, PIL, Delhi HC

Students

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PIL Seeking 'One-Nation Education Board' Filed In Delhi HC

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Delhi HC seeking to implement a uniform education system throughout the country. The petition pleads for a syllabus that is common for all entrance tests like JEE, NEET, CLAT, to name a few. Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, the petitioner, stated that the "school mafias doesn't want a one-nation education board". She further stated that the current education system is only causing division.

Sun, 01 May 2022 - 03:28 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PIL, Delhi, Delhi HC, Inform Education Board, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay

Courtesy: ANI

Delhi HC

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PIL Filed In Delhi HC Against Demolition Of Primary School In Karol Bagh

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking not to demolish the primary school at Bank Street, Karol Bagh, for the sake of construction of retail space, and a multi-level car parking, on April 30. According to the petition, NDMC proposed to construct the retail space in October 2021. The hearing has been scheduled on May 2. 

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 06:33 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PIL, Karol Bagh, Delhi HC, Demolition of school, NDMC

Courtesy: ANI